Sep
19
2008
Cisco On-Stage TelePresence Experience
Cisco-On-Stage-TelePresence-Experience

Have you ever seen a sci-fi movie where object and people were represented through holography? Now, this technology is no more sci-fi! The system uses a high-definition camera to shoot scenes and a high-definition projector with a special screen. The Cisco On-Stage TelePresence Experience was an ambitious collaboration between Cisco and Musion Systems, which took place during the opening of Cisco’s Globalization Centre East in Bangalore, India.

Sep
18
2008
How to test Cisco Cross-Site Request Forgery
cisco-exploit

Cisco Router HTTP Administration CSRF Remote Command Execution Universal Exploit. Replace “10.10.10.1” with the IP address of the target router, embed this in a web page and hope for the best. This is only for test use.

Sep
18
2008
Cisco Cross-Site Request Forgery
Cisco-vulnerabilities

Cisco routers with the HTTP administration interface enabled are vulnerable to an CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) vulnerability that can yield remote command execution with level 15 privileges. An attacker can execute ANY command on the router with level 15 (root, same as enable) privileges (usually level 15 user by default) by getting a target user (administrator or etc) to view a web page that has the exploit embedded. The exploits can be modified to, on loading of the page with the exploits embedded, to execute both exec and configure commands on the Cisco router. These exploits have been tested on […]

Sep
17
2008
An introduction to SNMP
An-introduction-to-SNMP

In a network environment, it is a good practice monitor Cisco devices. One of the most famous protocol to control and manage Cisco devices is SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). SNMP exposes management data in the form of variables on the managed systems, which describe the system configuration. These variables can then be queried (and sometimes set) by managing applications. The main features are: The SNMP is an application layer protocol that facilitates the exchange of management information between network devices. It is part of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite. It uses UDP port 161 for the […]

Sep
15
2008
Is your Cisco Wlan product certified in your country?
Is-your-Cisco-Wlan-product-certified-in-your-country

You never be asked if your Cisco Wlan product agrees with your country standards? Do you know that in New Zealand and Australia, the 802.11abg Access Points are approved only with antennas of 6dBi or less and indoor use only from 5150-5350 MHz? Do you know that in Russian Federation, the 802.11abg Mesh Access Points end user must limit 5 GHz operation to 5650-5725 MHz? The Cisco Aironet products and the specific countries for which each product is currently certified for order and shipment are listed in the Wireless LAN Compliance Status at Wireless LAN Compliance Status. This document is […]

Sep
14
2008
Cisco Physical Security
Cisco-Physical-Security

What is Physical Security for Cisco? Cisco Physical Security software and hardware facilitates the capture, transmission, viewing, recording, archiving, and management of analog and IP video sources and provides electronic access control. Engineered with network and video expertise, Cisco Physical Security standards-based products: Deliver easy, secure access to live and recorded video Use the IP network as a platform to deploy electronic access control Provide excellent scalability, reliability, and availability Simplify deployment and control of new security applications Lower operational costs Protect existing physical security systems investments Support multivendor device and applications interoperability Facilitate a smooth migration from analog to […]

Sep
13
2008
Using AutoSecure to secure a router
Using-AutoSecure-to-secure-a-router

Due to the number of CLI commands needed to manually disable services in an attempt to make the router more secure, Cisco introduced the AutoSecure feature from the Major Release 12.3 and subsequent 12.3 T. AutoSecure is a good command for customers without special Security Operations Applications because it allows them to quickly secure their network without thorough knowledge of all the Cisco IOS features. The command is available for the Cisco 800, 1700, 2600, 3600, 3700, 7200, and 7500 Series Routers. There are 2 mode: Interactive mode: prompts the user with options to enable and disable services and other […]

Sep
12
2008
Cisco Virtual Office
cisco-virtual-office

Cisco has announced the Cisco Virtual Office (CVO) that allows businesses to extend their enterprise and productivity by “bringing the office” to employees who regularly work in a variety of remote settings, such as branch locations or from a home office.

Sep
9
2008
How a DHCP server works and how to configure it on a Cisco router
how-a-dhcp-server-works-and-how-to-configure-it-on-a-cisco-router

The Cisco DHCP server feature is a full implementation that assigns and manages IP addresses from specified address pools to DHCP clients. After a DHCP client has booted, the client begins sending packets to its default router. The IP address of the default router should be on the same subnet as the client.

Sep
8
2008
Cisco Technical Tips Conventions
Cisco-Technical-Tips-Conventions

When you read official documentation from cisco.com, there are some conventions that is opportune to know. Some examples of Cisco conventions: * Bold indicates text the user must enter or select, such as menu items, buttons, and commands.